2016 was a breakout year for Haley Bennett, who nabbed consequential roles in three of the year’s most critically mixed releases. After have lived for some time in Ohio, she returns to her native Florida, where she attended high school and in the meantime she studied music and acting and also follows a course as a model. In 2004, while vacationing in California, she is discovered by a producer and in 2005 she moved with her mother to Los Angeles, where she signed a three-film contract with Warner Bros. Pictures.
In 2007 she debuted on the big screen in Music and Lyrics, alongside Hugh Grant and Drew Barrymore, which also highlights their quality singing, and appear in other films such as Marley & Me (2008), starring Jennifer Aniston and Owen Wilson. In 2009, Haley Bennett is one of the protagonists of the horror film The Hole, directed by Joe Dante. The same year she was among the protagonists of the short film Passage, directed by Shekhar Kapur. The next year is in Kaboom by Gregg Araki.
She appeared in the February 2007 issue of GQ. In the same year she signed with 550 Music / NuSound Records (part of Epic Records), and began working on her debut album, which she dedicated to her ex-boyfriend and that was created with the collaboration of the singer Shaley Scott. Haley Bennett performed her first live concert at the Mint in Los Angeles on June 19, 2008 and in October of the same year, she appeared in the October issue of Teen Vogue Young Hollywood in the section. She also appeared in a music video. She attended the model Rick Malambri and, since 2009, she attended Ryan Eggold.
Haley Bennett played scientist Estelle in first-person shooter flick Hardcore Henry, justice-minded Emma Cullen in The Magnificent Seven, and the enigmatic Megan Hipwell in The Girl on the Train. The end of 2016 proved just as fruitful because she portrays young actress Mamie Murphy in Rules Don’t Apply and Ellie Briess in A Kind of Murder.